The new normal: Assessing the Abraham Accords one year on

EPC | 13 Sep 2021
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Please join the Atlantic Council for a public event marking the one-year anniversary of the signing of the Abraham Accords between Israel and regional partners.

This event will include two panels featuring think tank analysts from Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and officials from across the region, as part of the Atlantic Council’s trilateral partnership with the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv and the Emirates Policy Center in Abu Dhabi.

Participants will assess the progress made since the announcement of the Abraham Accords in 2020, the implications for regional peace and security, as well as future opportunities and challenges for advancing relations between the parties and across the region.

This event will feature a panel discussion with regional analysts William Wechsler, Ebtesam al-Ketbi, and Udi Dekel, as well as remarks from UAE Minister of Economy Abdulla Bin Touq Al Marri and Israel Minister of National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources Karine Elharrar (invited).




First session

William WechslerDirector, Rafik Hariri Center & Middle East Programs, Atlantic Council

Ebtesam al-KetbiPresident, Emirates Policy Center (EPC)

Udi DekelManaging Director, The Institute for Security Studies (INSS)

Second session

H.E. Abdulla bin Touq Al Marri, UAE Minister of Economy

H.E. Karine ElharrarIsrael Minister of National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources (invited)


Carmiel ArbitNonresident Senior Fellow, Middle East Programs, Atlantic Council


Venue Details

Video conference.